Category Archives: Photography

A Valley Forge nature hike turned architecture stroll

The first of my two hikes this month was at Valley Forge National Historical Park and going into that weekend, weather was a concern. Would it snow or not? Luckily, no snowfall came out of our forecast; it was sunny … Continue reading

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A vintage find, delaying photo heavy posts, honoring Ansel Adams

As someone who loves photography, I also have a casual interest in vintage cameras. I don’t have a collection of them, but always wished I could find some small camera from the 1950s. During a recent visit with my best … Continue reading

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A favorite among cool cars displayed at Rose Tree Park

A car show to salute the troops displayed a wide variety of rides, from antique to classic and newer models, at Rose Tree Park in Pennsylvania. It was a great way to pay tribute to those who have served and … Continue reading

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Slow year of travel in 2016, plans for 2017 and beyond

This past year hasn’t been too exciting in terms of travel, after it turned out that I couldn’t make it to Sicily. What happened was that the money for the England trip, for whatever reason, couldn’t be applied to Sicily … Continue reading

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One trip a no-go, while other travel plans move forward

Earlier in the semester, I learned about two academic opportunities, both of which would lead to more first-time travel experiences. A trip to Los Angeles was for the purpose of attending this year’s AWP event, an Association of Writers & … Continue reading

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Celebrating the art of photography throughout November

As someone who enjoys writing, I know about National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), a challenge to finish literary work. That’s a goal I’d love to reach someday, including nonfiction novels with a travel theme, as well as other genres. I’ve … Continue reading

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Thoughts turning to fall festivities and Halloween

Summer seemed to pass by in no time and although I enjoy that time of year, I’m always looking ahead to the fall season. The cooler air is quite welcomed after several months of humid days and nights. Warm tones … Continue reading

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